Mossy rocks punctuate the ground covers. There is no other blue quite like Gentian blue.
The view from the house is centered on Mount Rainier, which was not quite visible today.
Dwarf columbine love to grow in the gravel.
After visiting the Chase Garden, near Orting, we shopped for plants at Windmill Nursery in Sumner and Watson's in Puyallup. We came home with a trunk full of plants, most of which will go into planters. It's almost Mother's Day, and time to plant up those pots of summer color.
We have had a great garden and plant weekend away from home. Now we'll stay put for a while and work at home. We have some big projects to tackle.